Four in the afternoon: The Human Body Machine ; Orange ; Women ; The Covenant ; LightAdditional title: Four in the afternoon (Motion picture)Additional title: Human Body Machine (Motion picture)Additional title: Orange (Motion picture)Additional title: Women (Motion picture : 1974)Additional title: Covenant (Motion picture)Additional title: Light (Motion picture)
NamesBroughton, James, 1913-1999 (filmmaker.)Smith, William O. (William Overton), 1926- (composer.)Halprin, Anna (dancer.)Lathrop, Welland (dancer.)St. John, Charmian (dancer.)Penney, Don (dancer.)Whitney, Marguerite (dancer.)Graham, John (dancer.)Ryan, Paul (filmmaker.)Leistiko, Norma (speaker.)Johnson, Karen (filmmaker.)Beeson, Constance (filmmaker.)Harris, Elizabeth (dancer.)Harris, Elizabeth (choreographer.)Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- (composer.)Chase, Ronald, 1934- (director.)Chase, Ronald, 1934- (producer.)San Francisco Dancers' WorkshopNational Sex and Drug Forum (U.S.)
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 1951---- - 1974----
Table of ContentsFour in the Afternoon  (15 min., b&w) / a film suite by James Broughton ; based on poems in his book Musical Chairs ; music by William O. Smith ; featuring Ann[e] Halprin, Welland Lathrop, Charmian St. John, Don Penney with Marguerite Whitney and John Graham.The Human Body Machine (7 min., color and b&w) / a film by Paul Ryan with Jim Block and Larry Reed ; voice, Norma Leistiko ; performed by The San Francisco Dancers Workshop.Orange (1970) (3 min., color) / by Karen Johnson.Women (1974) (12 min., b&w) / a film by Connie Beeson ; songs, Mollie Gregory Prod. ; produced for artist and educational purposes by the National Sex and Drug Forum.The Covenant (10 min., b&w) / choreography and performance, Elizabeth Harris ; music composed by Pauline Oliveros ; photography by Alfred Taylor ; directed and produced by Ronald Chase.Light (approximately 7 min., color).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7350
TopicsShort filmsExperimental filmsWomen in artNudity in danceSex in dance
GenresDance.Video.Dance films.Filmed dance.Filmed performances.
NotesTitle from credits.Four in the Afternoon includes four short films entitled: Game Little Gladys, The Gardener's Son, Princess Printemps, The Aging Balletomane.Venue: Filmed between 1951 and 1974 various locations in the United States.Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.Acquisition: Gift; Anna Halprin; 2012.
Physical Description1 streaming video file (54 min.)Sound, color and b&w.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19968429Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c11f4850-352a-0131-2968-3c075448cc4b
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